| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Outgoing "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among the six new inductees to the Television Academy Hall of Fame who were announced Monday. The other inductees are super-prolific TV writer David E. Kelley, Dolby...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Marco Zappia, a 50-year Burbank resident and winner of two Emmy awards for his post-production editing work, passed away Dec. 22 in Ventura surrounded by family. He was 76.
According to his son, Robert, Marco Zappia helped produce shows at various...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Lucy Hood, a well-regarded entertainment industry veteran and president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy, died Wednesday of cancer. She was 56.
Prior to joining the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Hood was the executive...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession.
Their pet project — the Academy of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before creating my own entertainment festival.
The Skinny: Nothing against "True Detective," but you know what I like about "The Walking Dead"? I like that I am not required to read 10,000-word essays about each episode or search for...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling will present the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations, alongside Television Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum, the academy announced Wednesday.
The nominations announcement will be...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:53 PM
WSFL-TV (SFL-TV) is Miami-Fort Lauderdale's CW affiliate, programming a strong schedule of entertainment, local news, and public affairs programming. SFL-TV's signal reaches 1,583,300 South Florida television households representing more than 4 million...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Earlier this year, Fox canceled the long-running Saturday crime-fighting series "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" -- as it had done in 1996, before a torrent of complaints from law enforcement urged a change of heart -- but said the show...
| May 23, 2012
Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96.
Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
| Jun 3, 2012
Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:44 PM
First published on April 24, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south...